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Poster: TOOTMO Date: Oct 12, 2011 7:49am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: More on Steve Jobs

"Well, to me, the point of such articles is that journalism is the first rough draft of history, as some journalist once said (and has probably been misquoted on it every since.)"

Perhaps, Althea, that is why Jackie Kennedy wanted her "raw" interview tapes and trascript, done with Arthur Schlessinger, sealed for 50 years—she wanted the "myth" to be firmly entrenched.

Here's a review of the new book, "Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy", introduction and annotations by Michael Beschloss. 400 pages. Hyperion. $60.
The book has the transcripts AND the audio of the interviews.
http://www.thesmartset.com/article/article10051101.aspx

I'm not a JackieO fan nor hater having been born male after she left the whitehouse. But, what "thoughts" I had about did not jive with what the reviewer said is revealed by this new book. I guess if I cared more about J.O., it would be interesting but, alas, I think I can a better 400 pages to read.

TOOTMO